1. Policy and Management

This book starts with a series of items best categorized in the domain of policy and management. The items presented here describe the essential best practices of a culture that was adopted companywide within Netscape, and embraced by Mozilla, which was critical in enabling Netscape and Mozilla to ship product with approximately the same level of quality across a wide spectrum of platforms to tens of millions of users.

As is the case with writing secure code, one must develop cross-platform software from the ground up to get a good result. You simply can’t graft on cross-platform support as an afterthought and expect your project to be successful. Because of this, it is important to make all of your platforms a priority ...

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